Maclean’s Live: In conversation with former Russian PM Mikhail Kasyanov

Mikhail Kasyanov in conversation with Liberal MP Chrystia Freeland
With a logo of his party, People’s Democratic Union, in the background, former Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov looks on while speaking to the media in Moscow, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008. Kasyanov, the most vocal Kremlin critic in Russia’s presidential contest, was barred from the ballot Sunday by election authorities who said tens of thousands of signatures on his nominating petitions were faked. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)


Former Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov was a leader of Russia’s pro-democracy movement. He is at the University of Ottawa today for a sit-down discussion with Liberal MP Chrystia Freeland.

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